Recent Events Posts

WeddingWire St. Paul’s Summer Fête

Posted by Kim on Aug 08, 2016

STP_Image1All photos by Eric Lundgren Photography

St. Paul area engaged couples enjoyed a festive evening with their friends and family at WeddingWire St. Paul’s Summer Fête. While enjoying the intimate charm of the St. Paul College Club, guests chatted with Twin Cities wedding professionals, enjoyed mouth-watering bites, and soaked up local wedding inspiration. Enjoy photos from the Fête, effortlessly captured by Eric Lundgren Photography.

 

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Guests were invited to visit the Bridal Suite and Groom’s Room upstairs, where Laura Westrem Artistry provided mini makeovers. From fresh new lip shades to alluring eyes, Laura gave out loads of tips on how to make sure beauty on the big day goes flawlessly.

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In the Great Hall, The Traveling Photo Booth brought a dazzling backdrop for guests to enjoy. With a simple sparkle behind them, the highlight of these pictures was the fun and beauty of the guests.

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From entryway arrangements to table centerpieces, Silks & Images added a sophisticated touch to each room of the event, adding an array of colors and textures to the design. Brides enjoyed perusing all the different bouquet options and envisioning the wide variety of blooms available to them.

 

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Throughout the venue, Après Party & Tent Rental supplied linens that brought all the design elements together. Their Georgian Sheer linens and candle votives captured the fun twinkle of the event.

 

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Adagio Djay Entertainment added light-hearted fun with their expansive playlist. They knew how to keep the guests delighted, creating just the right mood with each song.

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Guests raved about the bites offered by St. Paul College Club, including their variety of crostinis and salmon gazpacho.

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Enticing guests with her decadent treats, Kake Kreations by Kathy showed off her gorgeous designs while serving up bites of her signature marble cake.

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As a special treat, Jenn from Rosetree Weddings & Events shared her expert wedding planning tips and answered couples questions during her wedding q&a.

 

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Thank you to everyone who attended and to all of our participating partners! If you’d like to find out about future events, you can reach out to WeddingWire Community Manager Jamie at jamied@weddingwire.com.

WeddingWire Seattle’s Summer Fête

Posted by Kim on Jul 18, 2016

Seattle_Image1All photos by Tiffany Arns

Seattle area engaged couples gathered with their friends and family to experience the Pacific Northwest’s charm and style while soaking up wedding inspiration at WeddingWire’s Seattle community event. With a roster of talented local wedding professionals, guests mingled while experiencing first-hand how all the details come together at a wedding. Hotel Sorrento set the stage with its historic locale, gorgeous penthouse venue, and stunning downtown views. Guests were able to mingle over tasty bites and beverages, while experiencing the work of incredible local talent who showcased the many elements of a wedding. Take a glimpse into the soirée, perfectly captured by Tiffany Arns.

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Seattle Party Shots brought the photobooth fun with a wide variety of festive props. Guests enjoyed taking their pictures with veils, top hats, and viking helmets, just to name a few.

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Guests not only enjoyed beautiful floral arrangements by Designs by Courtney, but they were invited to take home living succulent rings, created exclusively for them.

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Tucked in the bridal suite was Sarah Ren Makeup Artistry & Hair, who provided a Lip Bar where guests tried many different lip shades in this relaxed and intimate setting.

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On the sweeter side,  Delicately Sweet Confections tempted tastebuds with luscious cake bites and wow’d guests with meringue tower complete with edible gold glitter.

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From old school tunes to brand new tracks, Sounds Unlimited took requests from the guests and showed off their extensive song inventory.

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Alex of Taylor’d Events Group topped off the evening with her expert wedding planning tips and answered guests’ most pressing questions during her Q&A.

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A huge thank you to everyone who attended and to all of our participating partners! If you’d like to find out about future events, you can reach out to WeddingWire Community Manager Jamie at jamied@weddingwire.com.

 

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Looking to save money on a wedding dress? Well, you’re shopping at just the right time! On Saturday, July 16, more than 800 locally-owned bridal salons around the United States and Canada will be participating in the National Bridal Sale Day—offering discounts of up to 80 percent off on wedding dresses, bridesmaid dresses, and evening wear. Want to find out which bridal salons near you are participating? Visit the WeddingWire Events page, click on the city closest to your location, and get all the details on making an appointment at a participating salon near you. Happy shopping—and saving!

WeddingWire’s Spring Soirée in Denver

Posted by Kim on Jun 20, 2016

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Engaged couples and their wedding parties, families, and friends from throughout the Denver area came together for an evening of wedding inspiration and ideas at WeddingWire’s Spring Soirée! Located in the heart of the city, blanc, the venue set the stage for the perfect mix of urban-chic and rustic design elements. Guests mixed and mingled while picking up expert tips and creative ideas from talented Denver wedding vendors. Check out the stunning affair, captured on camera by From the Hip Photo.

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Guests enjoyed tasty bites from Relish Catering & Events that included an artisan cheese and antipasto display, pork belly BLT bites, and a bite-size satay station. An herbal lemonade station allowed guests to create their own concoctions with lavender, basil, mint, and rosemary simple syrups.

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The Makery Cake Company satisfied every sweet tooth with a variety of crave-worthy cake creations.

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It’s not a party without entertainment, and Elite Entertainment kept the fun flowing with music and an open-air photo booth.

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Floral arrangements from The Orchid Princess Floral transformed the space with vibrant greenery and romantic blooms paired with stone vases and mini votives.

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To top it all off, Carie Pearce of LVL Weddings & Events shared her expert wedding planning tips and facilitated a lively q&a with couples. A few guests even shared their own engagement stories with the group!

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Thank you to everyone who attended and to our wonderful partners for making it an event to remember! If you’d like to stay informed about future events, please reach out to WeddingWire Community Manager Jamie at jamied@weddingwire.com.

WeddingWire Cleveland’s Spring Soirée

Posted by Kim on May 31, 2016

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Cleveland-area engaged couples and their wedding parties, family, and friends gathered at The Barn at Mapleside Farms for WeddingWire Cleveland’s Spring Soirée. This evening affair featured talented Cleveland wedding vendors who pulled out all the stops to provide couples with a memorable experience. From delicious bites and beverages to engaging entertainment to planning advice, there was no shortage of wedding inspiration. Take a peek inside the party, perfectly captured by Genevieve Nisly Photography.

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The Barn at Mapleside Farms provided the perfect party backdrop, with its breathtaking views, vaulted ceilings, and rustic elegant ambiance.

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Guests enjoyed drinks on the terrace and mouthwatering hors d’oeuvres from A Taste of Excellence Catering that included open-faced mini sliders and a stunning antipasto display. For dessert, Patisserie 42 served up a variety of mini cupcakes while showcasing their gorgeous cake creations.

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Graceful Wedding Company dressed up the space with beautiful floral arrangements set atop wood slice chargers. Amber uplighting and in-house string lights enhanced the intimate and romantic vibe of the venue.

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Guests enjoyed music from Raise the Roof Entertainment while they mingled and posed for 60-second caricatures from Adam Pate

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…and enjoyed photo booth fun complete with a huge array of props from inFocus PhotoBooths.

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Brides-to-be also enjoyed a little pampering in the bridal suite, where Ashley Matho On Location Makeup Artistry provided bridal beauty tips and touch-ups.

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To round out the inspirational evening, two local wedding planners shared their top tips with guests. Valarie from Kirkbrides and Jennifer from Heart 2 Heart Occasions revealed their expert ideas to help make the planning process smoother – a perfect addition for couples with questions!

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A huge thank you to everyone who attended and to all of our participating partners! If you’d like to find out about future events, you can reach out to WeddingWire Community Manager Jamie at jamied@weddingwire.com.